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Shared Interest Group events in September and October

September-October 2012

The Harvard Alumni Association has approved more than 30 Shared Interest Groups; a complete list appears at clubs/html/SIGdir.shtml. Harvard Magazine invites SIGs to share news of their activities in this space. (Send items to [email protected], using SIG in the “class year” line.)


Harvard Alumni Alliance for the Environment

HAAE ( welcomes all alumni and other members of the Harvard family interested in the environment. Members come from all fields and walks of life, environmental experts and novices both, sharing in common only Harvard roots and a concern for Earth’s future. Connect with friends and peers, learn about this important and emerging field, network with people engaged in it, and help to save our future! Join by e-mailing [email protected] with “Join” in the subject line; volunteer or donate by e-mailing with “Volunteer” or “Donate” in the subject line.


Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus

Bay Area LGBT Ivy Alumni and Friends host a fall mixer at Medjool Sky Terrace on September 19, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (details and RSVP at The Dallas HGLC chapter co-hosts a Gayme and Pizza Night on September 14 at 7 p.m. ([email protected] for details). The Los Angeles chapter co-sponsors multiple events, including a Singles Extravaganza, a Young Alumni Mixer, and a Women and Friends Night(visit for details). HGLCers visiting New Orleans for Southern Decadence weekend, or at Halloween, may contact the chapter coordinator with questions ([email protected]).


Harvard Veterans Alumni Organization

Advocates for Harvard ROTC and HVAO present Captain Philip Keith ’68, USN (ret.), discussing his recent books Crimson Valor and Blackhorse Riders at the Harvard Club of Boston on October 16 at 7 p.m. Contact for further details.



Join fellow Harvardwood members in Los Angeles on September 13 for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of The Ricki Lake Show, includinge a live taping and meeting with Greg Gorden ’77, M.B.A. ’82, executive in charge of production and coordinating producer for the show. Visit to register.


Phillips Brooks House Association-Alumni

Join us for the annual PBHA Alumni Weekend, October 12-13, beginning with the Robert Coles “Call to Service” Lecture and Award, featuring Ernesto Cortes Jr., at 6 p.m. Friday in Memorial Church. Saturday includes the alumni luncheon and presentation of awards for Outstanding PBHA Alum and Supporter. All alumni interested in public service are welcome. Visit for further details.

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